Cardelia's Blog

Veteran's Day Design Brief

How many of us really stop to think about the true meaning of Veteran’s Day and all that it celebrates?  It seems to be one of those holidays that can get lost in shuffle of fall excitement over Halloween, Thanksgiving and the holidays.  I can’t remember ever seeing very many Veterans Day cards – although I hope there are many and that they exist.  This holiday is truly a wonderful opportunity to say “thank you for all you’ve done for our country” to all living American veterans for the sacrifices they’ve made to keep our country free.

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Working with the Creative Gnome -...

Another beautiful autumn afternoon in Boulder... and we're stuck in the office. 

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Cards & Costumes Halloween Costume Drive

What's a pirate without his eye-patch? A witch without her broomstick? Halloween just isn't Halloween without a costume! 

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September Guest Design Brief

September's guest design brief is by Ellen Sklar Abbott, fellow Card Gnome artist and accomplished illustrator. Influenced by the art of Homer, Hopper and Charles Burchfield, Ellen has studied at the Art Institute of Chicago as well as private art academy. Ellen has also worked in film and publishing. 

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Pretty Little Artist!

Lauren Fellows, a self-described anime enthusiast and geology geek, has gone prime time! Fellows, who confesses she draws to maintain her sanity, recently had her art appear in the ABC family hit tv show, 'Pretty Little Liars'.  

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